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South Africa and Mozambique pre-empt pipeline stake sale
30 June 2022
The African neighbours plan greater gas supply cooperation
Germany acquires three LNG carriers
30 June 2022
The government has assumed control of at least three LNG vessels that were chartered to a Gazprom subsidiary
President poised to drill in Paraguay
28 June 2022
The independent is set to sink its first exploration well at the Pirity concession this year
Petrobras puts three refineries back on sale
28 June 2022
The RNEST, Repar and Refap facilities are open for offers again, but the divestment programme’s future is in doubt
Uruguay aims to benefit from frontier fever
27 June 2022
South American nation emerges as potentially promising new upstream province
Nigerian partner sees Aje field progress
23 June 2022
ADM Energy expects a significant boost to output once Petronor finalises its stake purchase
South Africa’s Gazania development advances
22 June 2022
Independent able to progress South African plans in contrast to Shell’s legal setbacks last year
Jadestone pivots towards gas
21 June 2022
The Singapore-based independent sees ample opportunities in Southeast Asia, especially for gas projects
Africa's upstream to feel transition squeeze
21 June 2022
The continent’s oil production will decline in the 2020s while gas production will increase before starting to slip, according to the IEA
Shell and Equinor back Tanzania’s LNG ambitions
20 June 2022
Pre-agreement signals hope for the country’s stalled liquefaction plans
Australia’s gas industry under fire
16 June 2022
The energy crisis on the country’s east coast is fuelling calls for resource nationalism
Perenco buys out Glencore in Chad
16 June 2022
Anglo-French independent has bought all of the trading house’s assets in the central African country
Wentworth expands Tanzania asset base
14 June 2022
AIM-listed independent continues to target country’s domestic gas market
Perenco joins Cameroon’s Etinde gas project
13 June 2022
The JV is attempting to get back on track following previous delays
Russia-linked tankers ‘going dark’
9 June 2022
Shipping analysts Windward see a rise in suspicious activity by Russia-affiliated vessels since start of Ukraine war
Woodside plans post-BHP expansion
9 June 2022
The Australian firm is now one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas players
Letter from London: A tale of two sectors
7 June 2022
Africa’s upstream is heavily populated by companies headquartered in London, where an increasingly positive environment for independents contrasts with the public pressure on the majors
Crude stocks rise despite perception of tightness
5 June 2022
Analysts warn of economic headwinds for the crude and product markets
Afentra enters Angolan upstream
31 May 2022
The UK independent has acquired stakes in two blocks from Sonangol
US-Europe LNG flows hit infrastructure ceiling
31 May 2022
Export and import constraints ensure Europe remains vulnerable
LNG tug-of-war squeezes South Asia
31 May 2022
Countries in the region are particularly sensitive to high LNG prices, but term contracts and a degree of inelastic power-sector demand may support flows
Russian crude displacement impacts Mideast producers
26 May 2022
Flows of Urals crude to Asian importers—in particular India—have spiked since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, according to price reporting agency GX
Invictus sees gas opportunities in Zimbabwe
25 May 2022
Managing director Scott MacMillan tells Petroleum Economist about how the once-pariah African state is changing for the better
ESG and risk pose Apac LNG-to-power funding challenges
25 May 2022
Lenders and insurance brokers see huge regional variation across the Asia-Pacific region in terms of funding for LNG-to-power projects, panellists said at Petroleum Economist’s LNG to Power Forum Apac
Asia continues long-term LNG supply quest
24 May 2022
South Korean utility is the latest to sign up for contractual volumes as the continent’s purchasers appear to put a greater premium on supply security than Europeans
Asian LNG demand sees ‘retracement’ not ‘destruction’
24 May 2022
The impact of high prices should be only a temporary phenomenon
African institutions plan energy project bank
23 May 2022
Continent’s leaders attempt to insulate oil and gas projects from changing investment landscape
Indonesia struggles to reverse upstream fortunes
23 May 2022
Slow progress at flagship LNG projects and a lack of foreign interest in oil prospects are hampering the country’s production goals
Japex plans US shale investments
17 May 2022
Japanese explorer sees opportunities to expand its footprint
Sierra Leone launches new offshore initiative
17 May 2022
The West African nation taps two-year-old UK firm in an attempt to spur interest in its undeveloped upstream
Three key hurdles for Vietnam’s LNG-to-power sector
16 May 2022
Tariffs, location and bureaucracy are obstacles to be overcome to drive greater use of gas in Vietnam’s power sector
Valeura pivots to SE Asia
16 May 2022
The independent has bought assets in Thailand and is looking at acquisitions elsewhere in the region
Mauritanian LNG project has wind in its sails
16 May 2022
Greater Tortue Ahmeyim development could be shipping cargoes before the end of next year
Australia’s Dorado oilfield set for 2026 startup
12 May 2022
The field is one of more than 100 potential prospects in the Bedout basin, says Carnarvon CEO Adrian Cook
Indian gas use poised for growth
11 May 2022
Gas will be essential to balance the grid as India looks to expand its renewable power capacity and meet its climate goals, says GE Gas Power South Asia CEO Deepesh Nanda
Letter from London: Italian dealmaking contrasts with passive UK
3 May 2022
Italy and the UK are taking different approaches to energy security following the invasion of Ukraine
Europe yet to give up Russian diesel
28 April 2022
The continent is loath to tackle its dependence upon imports of Russian refined products
Madagascar Oil seeks expansion partners
27 April 2022
Madagascar’s only producing oil company has sizeable ambitions for the frontier province
Market vagaries may still buffet merging tanker heavyweights
26 April 2022
Frontline-Euronav deal will create one of the world’s largest tanker fleets, but price-setting power may remain outside the combination’s reach
Russian crude exports see partial rebound
25 April 2022
Volumes have risen in recent weeks amid an uptick in flows to East Asia, says analytics firm Vortexa, while even in Europe the picture is mixed
Dangote on track for Q4 commissioning
22 April 2022
Previous updates on Africa’s largest refinery had been no more specific than sometime in 2022
Pharos plays the Vietnam long game
21 April 2022
The UK-headquartered company aims to benefit from its established position in the Southeast Asian nation
Sonangol selects bidders for divestments
12 April 2022
Angolan NOC selects preferred bidders—with exclusive acquisition rights—to buy partial stakes in six blocks, four of which are already in production
Niger sets out upstream ambitions
12 April 2022
The country expects to ramp up crude production and exports next year with the completion of its export pipeline via Benin
ExxonMobil maintains breakneck Stabroek pace
7 April 2022
The major will proceed with Yellowtail, its largest Guyanese project to date
Santos makes Australasia progress
6 April 2022
New discovery bolsters frontier WA basin’s prospects, while a PNG project also inches forward
Venezuela’s crude capacity in question
1 April 2022
Speculation over potential sanctions deal sparks debate on country’s capacity to raise output
Biden announces oil reserve release
1 April 2022
Washington will take 1mn bl/d from SPR for the next six months
Tanker market feels impact of Ukraine crisis
31 March 2022
The tanker freight market is having to deal with sanctions, uncertainties and shifting trade flows in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion
EU and US agree on LNG supply cooperation
25 March 2022
The transatlantic partners pledge cooperation on supply, long-term contracts and infrastructure
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